The Panthers waived defensive back De’Quan Menzie on Saturday.
And now, it appears the third-year pro could be electing to end his career.
According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera indicated Sunday that the 24-year-old Menzie was retiring.
Menzie’s verified Twitter account had the following post Sunday: “Officially done….”
An Alabama product, Menzie (5-11, 200) was a fifth-round selection of Kansas City in 2012. He spent his rookie season on injured reserve (hip flexor). After being waived by Kansas City in May 2013, Menzie had a brief stint with Detroit before being waived in August 2013. The Panthers signed Menzie to a futures contract in January 2014.